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Acting in Short: Kelby Keenan in 'Fragments of May'.

Acting in Short: Kelby Keenan

We all know acting can be a difficult and often under appreciated part of filmmaking, and this couldn’t be more true in short films. In Maria Pia Fanigliulo’s destructive psychological drama ‘Fragments of May’, actress Kelby Keenan had to embrace a particularly complex character with May, dealing with a range[…]

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Mobile Film Fest

Mobile Film Festival: Make Your Own Story

  Make Your Own Story Before January, 3rd 2017 on mobilefilmfestival.com Follow the rules : « 1 Mobile, 1 Minute, 1 Film » There is no theme so feel free to make your story  Sound recording from an outside source is allowed Shoot in any format : sequence shot, edited, stop motion or after[…]

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The Smiling Man | Featured Short Film

Halloween Fright Nights

The Halloween Fright Nights are upon us once again, and while we load our Daily Short Picks with Halloween films, we like to look at the most horrific shorts we’ve featured all year. Here’s this year’s must watch horror short films! The Maiden The Smiling Man Vicious Intruders She Awaiting[…]

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8 Filmmaking Books any Filmmaker Should Own

8 Filmmaking Books any Filmmaker Should Own

Maybe you are looking for the perfect gift for an aspiring filmmaker or perhaps just looking to deepen your knowledge of a passion. This blog post summary and guide of the best filmmaking books will help you make the right choice. There are hundreds of filmmaking books on Amazon, but[…]

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The 10 Best Movie Trailer Music Moments

The 10 Best Movie Trailer Music Moments

Watching movie previews can sometimes be more entertaining than the original movie you came to see. Effective movie trailers get audiences excited about the plot without giving away too many surprises. The greatest movie trailers do that and more with stunning images, memorable dialogue, and music that brings it all[…]

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How Movies Make Us Crazy Emotional

How Movies Make Us Crazy Emotional

The Crazy Emotional Everyone enjoys some good movies online or cinema. Sometimes we like to watch a touching, heart-warming flick that grants us the chance to shed a few tears, and sometimes we want to get our heart pumping with exciting action or a terrifying horror movie. As with anything,[…]

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4 Tips for Keeping Your Film Safe From Hackers

4 Tips for Keeping Your Film Safe From Hackers

By Cassie Phillips Every aspiring film director needs to be aware that a hacker can end their career before it ever gets really started. Hackers can be clever, relentless and unapologetic about their actions. It’s unfortunate that they use their unbelievable skills to harm people, yet this is the reality[…]

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5 Best Martin Scorsese Movies

5 Best Martin Scorsese Movies of All Time

For a few, being a director is a job, but for legends like Martin Scorcese, directing is as much a part of their lives as the oxygen we breathe. It’s little wonder then that Scorcese, who recently celebrated his 73 rd birthday, has retirement far from his mind and is[…]

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5 Tips for Working With Amateur Actors

5 Tips for Working With Amateur Actors

There are very few, if any, successful directors that would recommend working with amateur actors. In the words of director Brian DePalma, “The biggest mistake in student films is that they are usually cast so badly, with friends and people the director knows.” Even if the budget doesn’t assume the[…]

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5 Simple Tricks to Beautify Your Short Film

5 Simple Tricks to Beautify Your Short Film

​As we all know making films can be a pretty complex process, and turning them into great films can be even more difficult. Everything starts from a punching storyline, and of course then from the support of crafted cinematography and a dedicated crew from lighting to sound, as well performances[…]

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